Tag: wildlife

Spending a Day with the Birds and the EPL7

I spent my Sunday morning in the park with the Pen E-PL7 and the Panasonic 100-300mm. The Pany 100-300mm is quite huge for the E-PL7 but, but manageable. Frankly speaking I really like the AF in the E-PL7 compare to the E-M5. I have noticed that this pen has improved AF both in Single AF […]

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Daily Photo – Black Grasshopper

Shot this the other day during my daily walk to the bushes. This is a Lubber Grasshopper, these grasshoppers are eye catching because of their large size and dark colors.  They are unable to fly and as I have notice,sluggish and doesn’t jump away unless they are threaten.

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Daily Photo – Bee On The Job for Bee Thursday

I shot this in one of my daily hikes. Spring is just an exciting time for me, this is when our buggy friends come out to enjoy the weather and feast on different kinds of flowers and plants. Like this Bee who was really working on that flower.

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Daily Photo – Alligator for Wildlife Wednesday

This one is from my archives. I shot this at the National Zoo with my old Canon Rebel XS and a Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6. I shot this behind a glass cage, there was a little bit of glare and the image appear soft. When Lightroom 5 came out, I revisited my 2009 Catalog and reprocess […]

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Crocodile for Wildlife Wednesday

This one is from my Archives. This was shot from the National Zoo back in 2010 using a Canon EOS Rebel XS and the beautiful Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens. Added the moderate diffusion using the photoshop plugin Topaz Lens Effect.

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Flamingos for Wildlife Wednesday

This one is from my Archives. This was shot from the National Zoo back in 2010 using a Canon EOS Rebel XS and the beautiful Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens. Added the moderate diffusion using the photoshop plugin Topaz Lens Effect.

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Lioness

Here’s another photo that I shot last year during the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk that was held Oct 5, 2013.  Here are other photos I shot from the walk. Gear Used: Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

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Flamingos

Flamingos at the National Zoo. The Zoo exhibits flamingos from the Caribbean region. They are sometimes called American, Caribbean, or Greater Flamingo.

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The American Bullfrog

This photo was taken at the National Zoo in Washington DC. They have a small pond there with water lily’s and you’ll see these bullfrogs there. Photo was taken with my Canon EOS 60D and the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM in aperture priority at F/4, 1/250, iso 320.

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Fishing Cat

The Fishing Cat from the National Zoo. Fishing cats are found in Southeast Asia, fishing cats range from about 25 pounds for males to about 15 pounds for females. Head and body length is 25 to 34 inches.

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Bird In Focus

This is one of my favorite photo from the 2013 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo walk that was held Oct 5, 2013. Here’s another picture I shot from the photo walk that was chosen by our photo walk leader as the best photo and submitted for the contest.

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Bald Eagle

This was shot last year during the 2013 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo walk that was held Oct 5, 2013. Here’s another picture I shot from the photo walk that was chosen by our photo walk leader as the best photo and submitted for the contest. Please click here to buy a print of this photo. […]

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Mandrill – My Favorite Shot at the 2013 Scott Kelby WorldWide PhotoWalk

Of all the photos I shot, this is my favorite. I’m just fascinated by this monkey. Mandrills spend most of their time on the ground of the rainforest. When threatened, they go up into the trees. Primary predators are humans and leopards. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 7DExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/640F Number2.8ISO500Focal Length200mmMetering ModePattern

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The Butterfly HDR Effect

  Another hot day in the forest, another picture.  Yes it was hot that day, I remember finishing up my gatorade even before I got home. Well, I got a few good shots and it’s all worth it. I don’t usually bring along my monopod when walking in the woods, simply because I don’t want […]

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The Bee in The Forest

I love the forest, I love to go on long walks into the woods, I don’t know, just being there refreshes me, it makes me happy. It makes me forget that busy stressful world I’m in. So if I feel I want to hit my reset button, I go into the forest.

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Up Close with a Butterfly

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Stacking the Stink Bug

Here’s another photo done with the help of focus stacking. I took more than 7 shots of this bug, and use 4 out of those 7. This was shot using my Canon EOS 60D, Tamron 180mm F/3.5, ISO320, F/8, 1/250. If you need help with focus stacking, you can read the short post I wrote […]

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Back to Shooting Nature Wildlife, This time with the Olympus Pen Micro Four Thirds

I won’t be shooting sports for the moment since school is finally over. I’m trying to get my bearings back into shooting nature wildlife. But this time, I’m concentrating on using my micro four thirds system. This was shot with the Olympus Pen E-PL1 with the Olympus 40-150mm F/4-5.6 Lens. I’m also using the Olympus […]

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Great To Be Back

At last, my first post of the year. I was really busy since the start of the new year. I have been really struggling to find time to post here and to my GPlus and FBook pages. But today I did it, and hopefully it's a start. I have been really busy juggling between my […]

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Asian Elephants at the Smithsonian National Zoo

  This photo of Kandula was taken at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC. This was shot handheld using the Non IS Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L USM at 1/400, F/5.6 with an ISO of 400 and a Canon EOS 60D. In this photo I waited for Kandula to get closer so I can get […]

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